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Freebie Friday! Free Apps For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Gangstar Vegas, Aces of Steam and Hodor Keyboard. Download them all without spending a cent!


Fitmodo: Food Tracking And The Basic Maths Of Losing Weight

Shaping up for summer? Here are some fundamental tips to inform and inspire you. If you can track it, you can improve it.


Pick Up A Last Minute Christmas Gift At Dick Smith

There are some great savings on offer this weekend: On Saturday you’ll score 10% off Kindle and fitness tech, and all weekend you can take advantage of 10% off Samsung tablets. Perfect for those last minute pressies – you won’t want to miss out on these deals!


NBN Co Will Start Offering Cable Broadband In 2016

A key element of the multi-technology mix (MTM) approach to the National Broadband Network is making use of the existing pay TV cable (HFC) network. With the agreements to acquire those networks from Telstra and Optus finalised earlier this week, NBN Co has now set a somewhat firmer timetable for when it will start offering services on that network.


The Shape Up Xbox One Challenge: Week Four

Today marks the end of Chris and Mark’s four-week Shape Up playthrough. What have they learned over the past month? Did either of them gain any muscle or lose any weight? And who the hell are you to determine what constitutes a push-up, anyway? All will be revealed in this final chapter!


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone

Today’s best deals include Loco Music Player for Windows Phone, Art Cloud for iPad and VidTrim Pro for Android. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Gift Guide: What Our Editors Want For Christmas

Editors like prezzies too. Here’s what’s on our Christmas lists this year.


Gift Ideas: Cool New Windows And Android Slate Tablets For Christmas

Not everything in the tablet space has to be an iPad: there’s fierce competition between a number of new low-cost Windows 8.1 tablets and their Android equivalents. Whether you’re giving a tablet to someone as a pure fun play, or with more productive aims in mind, there’s a little something for everyone this festive season. Here’s some tablet gift ideas to get you started.


Kevo Kwikset Bluetooth Smart Lock: Australian Review

You’re getting too old to still be losing your keys like this. Seriously, they were right there, in your hand, like a second ago. Time to jimmy the kitchen window again, right? Wrong. The Kwikset Kevo gives you not one but three means of entry, so you’ll never get locked out again.


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge: Australian Review

I love it when a big company experiments with cool gear. The last cool mobile experiment we were allowed to pay money for was LG’s curved G-Flex. This time it’s Samsung experimenting out loud with the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. Like all experiments, however, this has a few pretty glaring issues.